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Monitor turns off and is dim

I have duel monitors, my optiquest Q9 started turning off randomly, and when i turn it back on its way dimmer then it used to be.. it keeps getting harder to turn on, and more dim!
when it turns off it still has the green light on like it is still working but a black screen! but my other monitor is working just fine and has perfect everything..
things i have tried:
1 i tried replacing the cords
2 i tried switching the port that its in on my graphics card.
3 hitting really hard lol
4 crying :(
5 and tried messing with the menu settings!
pleas help me out and ty! for even trying!

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  • thaiguy Feb 25, 2009

    I have the same problem. The screen keeps going blank after about a minute. While it works, it is dim and keeps flickering. When it goes out, the green LED where the power button is still stays lit. Turning it off and then on again just does the same thing.

    Could it be the backlight is dying on it?


  • Mayabee Apr 28, 2009

    Whether the tower is on or not the power light on the monitor flashes green and the screen looks as though it has something flashing on it but it is too dull to see. It continues to flash unless I unplug it from its power source.

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Replace pwr inverter board...
replace the video/keyboard as well...

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